Friday, 13. April 2012 - 02:04
Lord Skidelsky: Croatia should print money
Croatia is trapped with low employment and needs to use courage and think outside the box if it is to find a way out. Croatia has two tools, to control its own exchange rate and to print money. That is the message from world-renowned, award-winning economics professor, historian and writer Lord Robert Skidelsky.
Amazing Japanese animation on show in Varazdin
Young animators from all over the world have gather in the northern Croatian city of Varazdin for The 3rd International Children and Youth Animation Film Festival (VAFI) which starts today (Thursday).
Minister says 10,000 civil servant jobs to be cut
Public Administration Minister Arsen Bauk confirmed yesterday (Weds) whilst visiting the eastern Croatian town of Slavonski Brod, that 10,000 civil servants would be without a job within the next 12 months, reported portal net.hr.
Croatian culture, language and sights on offer this summer
The University School of Croatian Language and Culture is offering a short intensive Croatian language and culture course during the summer.
Pink Floyd producer in Zagreb working with Croatian cello duo
One of the most successful music producers in the world, who has worked with the likes of Pink Floyd, Lou Reed, Rod Stewart, Kiss and Alice Cooper, is in Croatia where he is working with Croatia's famous cello duo 2Cellos.
Somalians caught illegally entering Croatia
Three Somalian nationals have been arrested for illegally entering Croatia. Croatian daily newspaper Slobodna Dalmacija reported that a 50-year-old man from the Croatian town of Metkovic on the Bosnia and Herzegovina border, had also been arrested on suspicion of illegally transporting the African men into Croatia.
PM: Exteme right wing protests prohibited
The Ministry of Internal Affairs has confirmed that they would prohibit the planned public gathering of right wing extremist parties from all over Europe which was scheduled to take place in the Croatian capital on Saturday.
Domestic garlic hard to find
Around 90 per cent of garlic on the Croatian market is imported from China, making the importers the tidy sum of 17 million kuna (2.5 million Euros) profit in the process.
Croatian island among 10 most affordable private islands
Many people dream of having an island all to themselves, and with British tycoon Richard Branson renting out his Necker island, part of the British Virgin islands, for 50,000 US dollars a night, enjoying being on your own private island seems a luxury only for the rich and famous.
Three Croats amongst Titanic survivors
New details have emerged as the 100-year anniversary of the sinking of the famous Titanic approaches. Amongst 2,209 passengers and staff on board the infamous Titanic which sank on 15 April 1912, were 30 Croats.
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